Following this weekend’s exciting and thought provoking Festival of Ideas, inspired by The New Museum, NoHo will host a four-day celebration of contemporary design in what producer Sight Unseen calls the NoHo Design District, from May 13-16.
The event features new interior design creations, largely from New York City’s emerging designers in a pop-up shop at Great Jones Lumber building, 45 Great Jones St., where eccentric and mostly handmade wares — including a section of specially commissioned, one-of-a-kind wearable objects by the likes of Jim Drain, Confetti System, Study O Portable, Lauren Manoogian, Shabd, Tanya Aguiniga, Fredericks and Mae, Monika Wyndham, Kristin Victoria Barron, Rowena Sartin, Daniel Klapsing and Marie Burkhard, Lindsey Adelman, Chen Chen, Pascale Gueracague, Shanan Campanero, Bec Brittain, Raw Color, SuTurno, and Renata Abbade will be on display. Also on hand will be Uhuru,
NoHo-resident design, fashion, art and culinary creators, are in the mix, as well: Bondtoo, Future Perfect, Shimna, Relative Space, Partners & Spade, Japan Premium Beef, Downtown Auto Center, Zero + Maria Cornejo, to name a few. The list is long and the variety is fabulous.
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Connected to the doin’s at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) at the Javits Center, May 14-17, expecting to host more than 24,000 international interior design professionals, The NoHo Design District is largely centered on Bleecker, Bond and Great Jones Sts. between Lafayette and Bowery, launching with a private reception, hosted by interior designer, Rafael de Cardenas, at the Bowery Hotel, Friday night. The weekend promises ample chances for visitors to take in designer fashion, fine art and some of the City’s most notable cuisine. Breakfast or brunch at NoHo Star, The Smile, Peels, Gemma; lunch at sidewalk cafes at Chinatown Brasserie, Double Crown, DBGB, Five Points. Meet a friend in the garden at The B Bar, or at Cafe Von or Heche en Dumbo or the Bowery Poetry Club and Bowery Beef. For harried conventioneers, there’s also that well deserved spa break, easily at hand: Completely Bare, Eva Scrivo, Great Jones Spa.
Special credits go to: Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer at Sight Unseen; Ray Lemoine and Michael Herman at Bowery Beef, Matt Kleigman and Carlos Quirate at The Smile; and NoHo residents Rachel Mauro, Ann Weisser, Stan Ries.